The Bpb Collective

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3 August, 2019
10 pm FCAYC's outdoors set


The Bpb Collective

3 August, 2019

High saxophone and composition: Irene Reig
Voice: Marta Garrett
Trumpet: Oriol Vallès
Trombone: Alba Pujals
Tenor sax: Héctor Floría
Double bass: Giuseppe Campisi
Piano: Miguel Rodríguez
Drums: Joan Casares

The Bop Collective is an octet created in Barcelona and based in Amsterdam. Its members have a strong relationship with jazz tradition after having been musically educated on the standards of Broadway, Swing and Hard-bop. With this ensemble they show a new vision of this music based on the combination of influences and adding new rhythms and metric modulations. The group is committed to a new vision and to the contribution of different styles of African-American music, expressed through the metrics and interlaced singable melodies. Their repertoire consists of original music with well-arranged melodies for voice. With their second album about to be released, the octet acquires a specific and distinctive musical direction.

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